John Irving " the World through GARP's eyes»
Critics have long called John Irving a modern classic, and I am only more convinced of this with each of his new books I read. In the novel "the World…

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John Irving " a Prayer for Owen Meany»
Every sphere of human activity is imbued with a religious component, especially its direct reflection — literature. Probably, the image of Christ is more often found in books. How could…

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LISTENING TO THE WIND SONG: AUDIO POETRY, PART 1
5 centimeters per second Some poets say that poems can't be read aloud, that you can only say them to yourself, with your inner voice. This is a very sound…

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José Saramago’s “death with Interruptions»

Resounding success and public recognition can play a cruel joke on a person. By nature, we are very vulnerable creatures, susceptible to external pleasant stimuli, emotionally unstable, so any significant achievement can disrupt the basis of the order that, in fact, helped to reach the heights — painstaking work. We have already learned from the work of Scott Fitzgerald how a person reached unprecedented heights in his life, but, being a prisoner of his own charm, he could not return to the previous level. Continue reading

How and where can I sell old books?

What books are hard to sell
Sooner or later, many people have a question: where to put the old books? We will not consider the option of throwing it out. First, it’s a pity. Second, why throw it away if you can sell it? This, of course, will require some effort and time. But as a result, you will get rid of unnecessary books, free up space in the apartment and earn a little money. Continue reading

WRITTEN BY SERGEY DOVLATOV
Starting to talk about Sergei Dovlatov, it is difficult to resist the temptation to Preface the speech with a particularly witty quote from his works. I will not do this…

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"Rules of wine-makers"
"Rules of wine-makers" is a book that has become one of the components of the worldwide success and recognition of John Irving. Critics noted that the writer chose not the…

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Read the book correctly
What is difficult in reading books-opened, read, closed. If reading is a way to amuse yourself or pass a free evening, then this is enough. But if you want to…

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Read the book correctly
What is difficult in reading books-opened, read, closed. If reading is a way to amuse yourself or pass a free evening, then this is enough. But if you want to…

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